Celtic News

Thursday 2nd February, 2012

Season kicks off 31 March, 2012.

JAB Registration Night - Friday 24th February

Please meet at the Clubrooms, Keenan's Rd at 5.30pm

If unable to attend please contact us with your intent to play etc. or alternatively contact Paddy Strange 308 0023.

Paddy will be in touch with existing and prospective coaches shortly.

Subs are the same as last year $50.00 per child ($110 family - 3 or more children)

New and existing families are Very Welcome!!

Boot Table will be available on rego night too with opportunities to  buy, sell or exchange for this season.

Bar Open


This year the Darryl Phillips Motor Company seniors will once again be coached by Dave McCrea and will also be joined by Paul (Frank) Hurley and will be managed by Phil Bradley and Gary McIntyre.
Trainings have started on Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Celtic grounds at 6:30 so if you’re interested in playing senior rugby turn up and you will be made welcome.
For any questions contact Dave McCrea on 0274753002.
Coaches: Dave McCrea and Frank Hurley

Friendly games 2.30pm (unless othewise advised)

West Melton - Sunday 11 March,  AWAY ( Seniors Only)

Mackenzie - Sunday 18 March HOME (Seniors and Seniors B's) Mick Casey Memorial Trophy

Timaru Celtic - Sunday 25 March AWAY (Seniors and Senior B's)

Your sideline support would be greatly appreciated!!

Seniors B's

The senior b’s will once again be sponsored by Braided Rivers Restaurant & Bar and also Widespan Sheds. They will be coached by Jeff Rowe and managed Pete Gowans and Stefan Brook again. Anyone interested in playing contact Chicken on 027 255 1025.


The team have met with Coaches Albie Meager and Donald Summerfield. If you have any mates interested in playing U18 this season tell them to contact Don 0274 353231


Kitchen and bar are currently being revamped.

Due to the cost of installing new beer lines and coolers it has been decided to convert the bar to bottles only i.e. draught beer will no longer available.

Social Sub

Celtic would like to kindly request that those using the clubroom facilities take out a social membership.  This costs only $30 per year and your support would be much appreciated. Please see the bar staff.


If you know of any additonal players, friends or fans that would be interested or benefit from this e-Newsletter please forward their details to the email address below.  We want to include everyone and keep you all in the loop :-)

Best Regards

Ashburton Celtic

new header